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Saturday's prep roundup: Lewis-Palmer takes second in prestigious swim meet

March 22, 2014 Updated: March 22, 2014 at 11:00 pm


2014 Dick Rush Invitational

At Thornton: Lewis-Palmer finished in an impressive second place overall in the Class 5A meet of the Dick Rush Invitational, albeit a distant second to meet winner Regis Jesuit on Saturday at the Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center.

Led by Hunter Bains, Lewis-Palmer edged Cherry Creek by nine points. The Rangers finished with 189, while Regis finished with 301.

Bains helped the Rangers win the 200 freestyle relay, swimming the third leg of the event. The relay team finished in 1 minute, 28.39 seconds. Matt Kalish swam first, followed by Billy Wells, Bains and anchor Daniel Deysher.

Bains also helped the Rangers score points in both the 100 freestyle and the 200 individual medley.

The senior captain took second in the 100 free with a time of 46.34, 0.13 seconds behind Estes Park's Forrest Beesley.

He finished third in the IM, just 0.1 seconds out of second and 0.58 seconds out of first.

Rampart finished in 21st overall in the team standings.



Air Academy 17, Canyon Crest (Calif.) Academy 4

At Canyon Crest Academy: Air Academy (4-0) remained unbeaten by kicking off its California trip with a blowout win over previously unbeaten Canyon Crest Academy (3-1).

The Kadets never left any doubt right from the get-go.

Air Academy outscored the Ravens 10-2 in the first half and then poured in another seven goals in the second half.

The Kadets also play Los Alamitos on their West Coast trip on Monday.

No stats were reported for either team by the time this edition went to press.



Calhan 22, Mitchell 6 (6 innings)

At Mitchell: Clinging to a one-run lead after four innings, the Calhan bats blasted Mitchell (0-3) for 15 runs over the fifth and sixth innings - 10 runs in the sixth - to force the game to be called after six innings due to the 10-run rule.

The Bulldogs (1-0) got multihit games from seven batters - three of them driving in three runs each - in their season opener.

Juston Scott went 3 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs scored; freshman Leo Prosser went 2 for 4 in his debut high school game, driving in a pair and scoring three times; and Alex Toumbs drove in two and scored two on a pair of hits, including a triple.

Scott gave up three runs - two earned - over three innings while striking out six in the start.

The Marauders led 1-0 after the first and scored five runs over the third and fourth innings to cut the Bulldogs' lead to 7-6.

But Calhan scored five in the fifth before posting 10 in the sixth.


Peyton 12, ECA 2, GM1

Peyton 14, ECA 0, GM2

At ECA: Tyler Lashley drove in five runs, doubled three times scored five runs, while earning a victory during a doubleheader sweep for Peyton over ECA.

Lashley went five innings on the mound in the Panthers' 12-2 victory, striking out nine while surrendering both runs.

Evan Finley also drove in five runs on six hits and scored five runs. Finley pitched four innings of the Panthers' 14-0 win, holding the Eagles to two hits.



ECA 3, Lutheran 1

At Lutheran: For the first time since 2009, Evangelical Christian Academy is unbeaten after its first four games.

Behind a pair of goals from freshman Brie Karlstrum, the Eagles (4-0) held off Lutheran (0-2).

Senior Kaitlyn Bevel also scored for the Eagles, while Kaitlyn Olson and Tori Mann notched assists.

Rachel Singleton made eight saves for the win.

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